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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: a suspect under arrest after a deadly crash. where the victim was headed when he was struck and killed. danielle: still relatively warm this morning. but changes are on the way. when we could see some rain. frank: and controversy surrounding the new global agreement to fight climate change. the local reaction to the agreement. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: and good morning to you. we have another two hours of the "eyeopener" underway right now. 8:00 on this sunday, december 13. i'm antoinette antonio. frank: and i'm frank holland. i'm going to toss things over to danielle vollmar. good morning again, danielle. everybody wants to know how long are these mild temperatures going to last?
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they're going to last a little bit longer. we have a couple more days with mild air. you can see behind me on the weather map we're in the 50's in boston, the 40's in worcester. and the coolest spot is actually portsmouth right now on the map at 31 degrees. up there in the merrimack valley, if you're thinking about what today will be like, you should warm up to as high as 50 degrees. we'll have a lot of clouds around through the day. more of the same down along the south coast. we're keeping a lot of clouds in that forecast unfortunately as temperatures hold where they are right now. so 48 to about 53 degrees today. those winds out of the north and east switching to the east about 5-10. they're associated with this back-door cold front which is also why you're waking up to a lot of clouds. more clouds in the forecast for tomorrow and more rain in the forecast for tomorrow. we'll have the complete timeline and tell you how much to expect where you live. antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. a taunton man will be in court
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that killed a pedestrian. 33-year-old michael burns is accused of driving under the influence in stoughton. 71-year-old joseph brady was hit trying to cross park street friday night. police say burns did remain on the scene where he was tested for drugs. "the enterprise" reports the accident happened right by the christmas tree lot that joseph brady has owned for the past 45 years. michael burns is expected to face more charges. we now know the identity of a pedestrian killed in lynn. state police say 26-year-old miguel del-rosario was not walking in the crosswalk on the lynnway when he was struck. he was taken to an area hospital where he died. the driver of the car that hit him, matthew reppucci of new hampshire, did stay on the scene. he's been charged with driving with a suspended license. frank: a deadly rollover under investigation in exeter, new hampshire, right now. one person was killed when the car crashed into the guardrails, then flipped over yesterday afternoon.
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sides of route 101. the highway shut down, backing up traffic for several hours. witnesses describing the scene say they'd never seen anything like it before. >> we just heard this huge crash and we looked out the window. we saw smoke. frank: police say just one car was involved in the crash. state police are still trying to figure out what caused the accident. the philip chism murder trial will be handed over to the jury this week. closing arguments are expected to be heard tomorrow. they were postponed last week because one of chism's lawyers was sick. the defense claims chism was high school teacher colleen years ago. prosecutors say he's faking mental illness. world-wide reaction to a global pact on climate change. not without controversy.
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deal. look at the agreement and the local reaction. country on the planet are milestone-- a global pact to reduce the devastating effects of climate change. it's been in the works for 20 years; but after two weeks of intense talks outside paris, world leaders came to a consensus. john kerry: we've reached an agreement here that is the strongest, most ambitious global climate change agreement ever negotiated. juli: the 31-page deal goes into effect in 2020. its goal is to limit the warming of the earth to less than 3.6 degrees fahrenheit. each country has to come up with their own plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and will have to publicly report them. president obama: we may not live to see the full realization of our achievements but that's okay. what matters is that today we can be more confident that this planet is going to be in better shape for the next generation. juli: but the deal isn't legally binding.
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countries that don't comply. protesters held a peaceful rally in boston to spread their message to stop fossil fuel infrastructure and rapidly invest in renewable resources. >> there's no reason to believe they're going to hold those commitments. unless they do it, we're done. that's it. we are essentially causing our own extinction. juli: that protest and march from the common to the state house were both peaceful events. at one point the protesters were blocking traffic. police were called in but no arrests were made. in boston, juli mcdonald, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: commitment 2016 now. once fierce foes, now clear allies. former g.o.p. presidential nominee mitt romney appearing at a campaign rally for his former g.o.p. opponent arizona senator john mccain. mccain is running for his sixth term, but the talk quickly turned to the presidential race. romney would not pick a favorite from the g.o.p. field, but senator mccain had an idea. romney: there are a number of people whom i support who
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presidents. i mean, there's jeb bush or chris christie or marco rubio. lindsey graham, carly fiorina. the list goes on and on. there are a number of people running that i think are qualified that would be terrific presidents. we're going to see how this works out. >> i'm heading the "draft romney" campaign. frank: the former bay state candidate and will not be making another run for president. sanders spending part the he is trailing behind hillary clinton in the polls. yesterday, he took part in a forum on racial justice and hall in dubuque. two-day swing through new hampshire tomorrow. his stops include nashua, hollis, rochester, and hampton. antoinette: a growing holiday tradition at the veterans cemetery down on cape cod. volunteers placing wreaths on the graves of those who served. thousands of wreaths laid down yesterday to honor past sacrifice. it's a tribute growing
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newscenter 5's sera congi has the story from bourne. sera: it's a holiday mission requiring hundreds. volunteers lay wreaths for thousands of war veterans at the national cemetery in bourne. rick ezersky: something i've always wanted to do. sera: rick ezersky is here to honor his father and mother, both buried here. rick ezersky: i think it's just fantastic to see the people that remember those that fought. a o, say, can you see a a sera: a special ceremony marks the annual event. every wreath is donated. capt. dennis mills: to remember that we are one nation with one flag. sera: but there are not enough wreaths for the over 58,000 veterans who rest here-- second largest behind arlington cemetery. captain: i would love, i would love to have 58,000 wreaths here. sera: organizers hope to get 5,000 wreaths for the ceremony. thanks to a last-minute donation, they surpassed that goal.
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yesterday before that phone call. that pushed us up to over 6,000. sera: it's too late to contribute for this holiday season, but donations made now will go towards next christmas. john: my grandfather was a world war i veteran. sera: it's an act of respect family members like john balkley say these veterans have earned. john: to remember those who sacrificed for our freedom. rick: to remember and continue loving and thank these people for what they've done for this country. sera: in bourne, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: the vatican announces details of the pope's upcoming trip to mexico. the five-day trip will take place in february and include an open-air mass near the u.s. border that is expected to attract the faithful from both countries. boston's cardinal sean o'malley will join the pope on the final day of his journey. he was among those who insisted the pope go to the border.
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the "eyeopener" this morning, a smash-and-grab at a major museum. frank: the questions surrounding those stolen gems. and what we know about the suspected thief. antoinette: wild weather around the country from destructive tornadoes to snow storms. danielle: and the unusually warm weather in our area. it continues. but don't get too use to it. the changes i'm tracking and
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any planned surgery and all medicines you take. i will take brilinta today. tomorrow. p and every day for as long as my doctor tells me. don't miss a day of brilinta. frank: 8:12. welcome back. wild weather in texas yesterday. residents say they spotted two funnel clouds in lindale. no one was injured, but officials estimate the twisters damaged about 50 homes and other buildings. the threat for severe weather not over yet in texas or in neighboring oklahoma. meanwhile out west, rain is hampering efforts to clean up after a rare tornado touched down in battleground washington.
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miles-an-hour swept through a city tearing off roofs and ripping out massive trees. it could taken weeks and even months for some people to clean up. seeing some snow yesterday. fell up in mountains which i-70. overnight, and it should be broncos game. a taste of winter in southern there has been rain, hail, and snow. and the breezy conditions are making it feel even colder than it is. >> i think it's really cold. >> it's freezing. i'm not used to it. us cali people are not used to this weather. too cold. antoinette: the storm-fueled surf also causing extensive damage along the coast in ventura. the pier no match for mother nature's destructive force. wooden support beams on the side of the structure snapping sending chunks of splintered debris washing up on shore.
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just for the record. we looked it up. it's in the 60's there. i don't know if it's quite a case of cold. antoinette: 50's and 60's. i mean, you know. danielle: that's in california. antoinette: they're used to warm temperatures. danielle: we're not so used to it especially this time of year and we're getting a real taste of it. this morning is no different. i want to show you this shot though. this is from winthrop looking at the harbor. you can just see a lot of clouds out there but it is a mild start to your sunday. as you step outside the door, i mean, you could even probably put your feet in that ocean water it's that warm. well, maybe i'm exaggerating there. hey, we're in the 50's in a lot of spots. i'm just saying. sterday's high was 60 degrees in boston. and worcester it was 56 degrees now today we're dropping back to around 50 in boston and 48 in worcester which is about a 10-degree temperature change. so you might notice it but we're still running above average. wesh be around 42 degrees this time of year. so we will take that. it's cloudy today.
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your monday. and then mild temperatures will continue all the way until tuesday and then cooler air begins to finally work its way back in. right now we're in the upper 40's in worcester. low 40's in concord. 51 boston. 50's on the cape and 5 on nantucket. so again it's warm out there and we're really going to hold in this position through the day today. the winds out of the north and east shifting to the east at about 5-10 miles an hour. as we head towards tonight, cloudy skies yet again. upper 30's, low 40's. it's a mild night and a mild start to your monday. a little cooler than this morning though. and then through the day of monday, we're going to warm up, some spots may stay in the low 50's like the merrimack valley. but we could see as high as the mid to upper 50's down along parts of the south shore as a warm front associated with our next storm system gets closer to us. so this is the back-door cold front today.
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cooler temperatures. this is the warm front i'm talking about that is going to bring us some much-needed rain beginning tomorrow. and this area of low pressure has a lot of punch with it, bringing some severe weather actually yesterday to parts of texas. when its here we're not talking about severe weather but we are talking about some rain. in the morning a low chance of maybe in drizzle. some showers will probably be on-again/off-again through the afternoon but the best chance i think comes after the ride home from work and through the overnight hours for some heavier rain. you could even hear a couple of rumbles of thunder. it's going to be so mild with this one. so let me show you it on the future cast. here we go. 8:00 in the morning on monday. cloudy skies. maybe some patchy drizzle. but the showers really don't get going until we head towards the evening and into the overnight. and we could really use that rain. the rain winds down though on tuesday morning. when all is said and done probably anywhere from a half an inch to maybe an inch. it looks the bigger opportunity
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southeastern mass with this one. let me break down that timing yet again for you on monday. slow it down for you a little bit here. as we get towards lunchtime, a couple of showers around the region. we are cloudy. but notice that the heavier downpours really not coming in midnight. see the yellows and the oranges really concentrated in southeastern mass? i do think that's the best area of seeing it. by 6:00 we're already starting to clear things out. although more clouds will work their way in on tuesday. now notice tuesday we start out at 58 degrees. that will be in the morning. temperatures will be falling through the afternoon. those winds pick up out of the north and west and gust anywhere from 30 to 40 miles an hour. so it's a windy day on tuesday. that brings in cooler air by the end of the week. and by next weekend, we're looking at high temperatures only in the 30's. antoinette and frank. antoinette: i guess it had to happen eventually. yes, it did. it's december. 8:17. stories we're following on the frank: police in ohio say they've arrested a thief who
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jewels from a museum display. check out the surveillance video. cleveland police say the suspect casually strolled into the cleveland natural history museum last week, smashed the case, nabbing the sapphires on display. he then slipped out through a service door. the suspect is a lab tech and physics teacher at nearby john carroll university. he has been put on administrative leave as police try to figure out where those jewels are now. antoinette: swiss police say they've arrested two men with syrian passports and are now investigating their possible ties to terrorist organizations. police in geneva say they found traces of potential bomb-making chemicals in their car. the two men are being investigated for possibly making and transporting explosives and toxic gases. security is high right now around geneva amid a terrorism alert and a hunt for at least four suspects believed to be plotting a specific attack. administrators at a middle school in georgia are apologizing to a family after a teacher asked their muslim
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her backpack. the 13-year-old girl, who wears a hijab, was stopped and asked what she had in her backpack. when she didn't immediately respond, the teacher asked her if she had a bomb in the bag. the teenager said the teacher called her to the hallway and admitted the joke went too far. frank: a close call for one driver in california. take a look at this. the driver of this s.u.v. walked away from this scene with just a firefighters say the man was driving in san jose when a metal ramp fell off of a truck and crashed right through his windshield. the driver was able to pull off to the side of the road safely and get out of the car. >> now sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: good morning, everyone. the only way patriot tight end rob gronkowski would have a chance to play in houston tonight is if he made the trip to houston. and he did. so i'm telling you, there's a chance. he remains questionable for the game tonight, but the patriots
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are 50-50. gronk suffered a bone bruise and sprain to his right knee against the broncos. the patriots lost that game and lost the eagles' game which gronk couldn't play. that gives you an idea just how valuable he is. 24 hours after a double overtime thriller against the warriors, the celtics battled hard in charlotte last night. jared sullinger serving up an old-fashioned hook shot. hornets' jeremy lamb, nice off the inbound pass. late in the game the celtics go on the break. isiah thomas will give it up to evan turner who will give it back. the celtics beat the hornets 98-93. bruins home against florida. they get two goals from brian spooner and a solid outing from tuukka rask. b's win 3-1. they're 8-1-2 in their last 11 games. the globe's chris gaspar is on sportscenter 5 o.t. tonight. we'll be talking b's, c's, sox and patriots. that's sports. have a great day. frank: an extra special birthday celebration at the copley plaza hotel yesterday for two of its beloved ambassadors. catie and carley copley rang in their birthdays with a special party.
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five. both dogs are fixtures at the hotel. their duties range from going for walks with hotel guests to cheering up sick children in town for medical treatment. catie copley is retiring next month after more than a decade of service. antoinette: that was one of my favorite things about that hotel is catie and carly copley. they're so cute. you go there and visit. you see dog beds around the hotel. frank: i've never seen them. i've been there a million times. now i have to make a special trip snoin before the retirement. frank: still to come this morning, an urgent plea for a former police dog going viral. antoinette: the dog is in need of a new home. the social media effort underway to help him get adopted before it's too late. and the search for bargains online. some key advice before you buy. a live look over boston this morning. you see some clouds out there. a little overcast but mild to start your day. 52 degrees.
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frank: 8:24. welcome back. if you think it's too balmy to go ice skating, think again. take a look at the folks enjoying this gorgeous night at the frog pond on boston common yesterday. antoinette: it's never too warm to lace up the skates, thanks to the new state of the art ice chiller that keeps the rink frozen solid no matter the temperature. no jackets needed out there for
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they had short sleeves, t-shirts just going around on the ice. danielle: i mean 60 degrees and you're going ice skating. a little strange. we'll take it. we can do it with that state-of-the-art chiller system. in terms of snowfall we don't have any to date as of yet. by average at this point we have 3.9 inches. last year at this point, we had 2.9 inches and 7.5 inches in worcester. remember we got most of our snow though after january 26. we still have a long way to go in terms of winter. we do have some rain along the way. it look like it will be coming in mainly afternoon. a couple of showers around. really the heavy rain starts monday night into the overnight hours and quickly tapers off on tuesday morning. we could really use the rain since we're down over ten inches now for the year in boston, down over 9.5 inches for the year in worcester. so let's time it out for you as you start your day on monday. drizzle around in the morning. a couple of hit-or-miss showers through the afternoon. but heaviest rain beginning really after 9:00, i think, at night going through the
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clearing out by tuesday morning. frank and antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. this morning we've got a warning for all of us procrastinators who haven't finished our holiday shopping yet. frank: this is probably some news i can use. before you click your way to the checkout, abc's gloria riviera has the holiday scam causing some big holiday headaches. gloria: this holiday season, beware of scammers online waiting for you. shopping for her daughter, mindy hayes clicked on an ad in her facebook feed for ugg boots, over 80% off. mindy: great deal. gloria: too great. those boots never arrived. the online retailer apparently a fake. mindy: when i got my confirmation email, it just didn't look legitimate. gloria: mindy, an avid online shopper who works in i.t., was out $83. experts warn it could have been worse. more money or even her identity. mary power: clicking that link puts you in danger. it also puts your family and friends in danger. gloria: all of that can happen mary power: absolutely. gloria: what should you be
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safe sites have an "s" with a lock in the url. fake sites often have typos and grammatical errors. real on-line businesses have extensive privacy policies. facebook quickly investigated telling abc news it has blocked this website from placing future ads. as for mindy hayes, she's working on getting her money back. mindy: it's hard to know really who you can and can't buy from online. gloria: gloria riviera, abc news, washington. antoinette: i know a lot of us have been really digging the warmer temperatures. if winter sports is your thing, the season is off to a rough start. frank: the efforts underway to make the best of a tough situation on the slopes. and the ongoing investigation into the runaway red line train. the next step for investigators, and the action that's set to get underway against the driver. antoinette: it's a beautiful start to the morning. as we take a live look from
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52 degrees outside right hey mom, i could use some basil. oh, sure thing, sweetie. r life is eating out of a flower pot. wait where' s the? right. it' s being a food paparazzi. rhoney, your rump roast just broke the internet. as it should. and a takeout romantic. dessert! happy anniversary. life is mucho, and grande. life is eating, laughing, loving
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: an arrest after a deadly crash. the charges the driver is facing and the victim who was just trying to get to his christmas tree lot. frank: authorities zero in on a suspect wanted for firebombing a mosque. the new information on the attack. antoinette: and the warm temperatures taking a toll on winter sports. how local ski areas are trying to make the best out of the unseasonable conditions.
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good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." frank: it's 8:31 on this sunday morning. thanks for waking up with us. antoinette: and i'm antoinette antonio along with danielle vollmar. still 52 degrees out there. still pretty warm. the only people who don't love areas. danielle: i feel bad for them. they can't make the snow. they can't do it because it's too warm. we'll have a cooldown coming eventually but not any time in the near future. i want to talk about those temperatures this morning. it's in the 50's in a lot of spots. 50 right now in plymouth. 5 on the vineyard as well as nantucket. 48 degrees in worcester. low 40's up through southern new hampshire. actually 41 in portsmouth and 37 right now in portland. as we go through the next 12 hours, temperatures are really going to hold steady. in the low 50's and even upper 40's through the afternoon and
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those winds are north and east shift to go the east at about 5-10. so anywhere from 49 to 51 boston. maybe a few mid 40's or mid 50's, excuse me, on the cape and the islands. the reason we have a lot of clouds is this back-door cold front is moving through the region right now. so with what that is going to do is turn the winds to the north and east and keep us cloudy. we are watching a batch of showers and thunderstorms basically from minneapolis back through kansas down to dallas, texas. had severe weather reported down there. all of this is headed in our direction. so i'll have the timeline on the rain and talk about the cooldown that follows. antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. it's 8:32. stories we're following right now on the "eyeopener." frank: a taunton man will be in court tomorrow in connection to crash that killed a pedestrian. 33-year-old michael burns is accused of driving under the influence of drugs in oughton. 71-year-old joseph brady was hit and killed trying to cross park street friday night. burns is expected to face more charges.
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200 nations have adopted the first global pact to fight climate change. the paris agreement calls on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution, but there are no sanctions on nations that do not. people around the world are both praising and protesting the deal. frank: closing arguments in the philip chism murder trial will be heard tomorrow. they were postponed last week because one of chism's lawyers was sick. chism is charged with first-degree murder for killing danvers high school teacher colleen ritzer inside the school two years ago. antoinette: a shooting investigation underway in brockton right now. 21-year-old edward andrews was found unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound on haverhill street just after he was taken to an area hospital where he died. investigators are piecing together clues and searching for a suspect. this is the city's ninth homicide this year. anyone with information is asked to call police. the lynn man charged with shooting and killing two people
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expected to face a judge tomorrow. michael deleon will be arraigned on two counts of murder for the deaths of peter pitari and christy johnson. police say a third person who was shot gave them deleon's name it's believed the shooting was drug-related. was supposed to be behind the controls of the mbta's runaway train faces a disciplinary hearing tomorrow. the red line train left the braintree station on thursday morning. it rumbled through four stations unmanned before transit workers stopped it by cutting power to the rails. about 50 people were on board at the time. "5 investigates" finding the operator did not follow several procedures. those actions could cost him his job. the investigation is ongoing. antoinette: one man is in custody after a california mosque is set on fire. the 23-year-old is accused of arson and a hate crime. those inside the mosque thought it was fire bombed. is this a hate crime?
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california, want to know after the lobby of this mosque went up in flames friday when eyewitnesses say a firebomb was thrown at the front door. >> a commercial structure fire on scene. antoinette: authorities say it was an intentional act. ray brewster, security guard for mosque: there's this huge plume of smoke. mushroom cloud. antoinette: and they have arrested this man, 23-year-old carl dial, on suspicion of arson. the situation could have been worse. all of them fled to safety as the islamic society of the coachella valley mosque is just 75 miles from san bernardino. the fire-- one of several incidents that officials are investigating as possible backlashes to those terrorist shootings. in all, there have been three times as many cases of vandalism and harrassment at mosques this year than last says the council on american-islamic relations. video captured a pig's head being thrown at a mosque.
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voice mail: come my way and i'll (bleep) you all. cut your (bleep) head off. antoinette: and in phoenix, arizona, windows shattered at this islamic community center. reymundo nour, acting imam for mosque: all we want to do is to be left alone to worship as we worship. antoinette: for now the mosque in california is doubling security. frank: nearly two weeks after the san bernardino terror attack, the investigation is now covering new ground. f.b.i. agents recovered a number of items from a lake after receiving a tip the two shooters visited the area near the lake on the day of the attack. four people were killed and 21 wounded. authorities would not specify what the items were. they believe the couple may have gone to the lake to dump evidence after the shooting. antoinette: congressman bill keating, "on the record," over the fight to ban people on the no-fly list from being able to purchase guns. keating says the objections to the bill don't make sense. congressman: the real issue is the gun lobby.
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lobby. this is something that i know the american public has strong changing particularly on the terror watch list issue. antoinette: keating also talks about the investigation into the california shooting rampage. watch "on the record" this morning at 11:00 right here on channel 5. and then catch "matter of fact" with fernando espuelas. this week's guest-- republican presidential candidate lindsey graham. frank: final good-byes today for a korean war vet. his funeral comes 65 years after he was declared missing in action. full honors and a horse-drawn carriage brought him from this waltham church to his final resting place. in 1950, army sergeant robert dakin was 22. his parents are deceased. only one sister is living. but other relatives joined neighbors. a great nephew remembers. >> the news in 1950 that he was missing in action had a lot of my grandparents and aunts to hope that one day their only son and brother would return home. louise, his mother, never gave
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fulfilled today. frank: dakin was identified through d.n.a. analysis. more than 7,800 americans are still unaccounted for from the korean war. still to come this morning, a massive fire at a mental health clinic. antoinette: the deaths and the people who are still missing. hundreds of babies may have been exposed to a dangerous disease. the concern and the steps that must be taken to keep the infants from getting sick. and a lack of snow is putting a damper on local ski areas. the effort to get people on the slopes. danielle: a warm start to your sunday. the changes i'm tracking and the rain that's heading our way. holiday season's just like football season... you got your big games... ...and regular games. get it all at a great price... ...and the holiday season is won. everything in one place.
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frank: 8:41. welcome back. season at local ski areas. never mind the real thing. even making snow is next to as our juli mcdonald reports, at trying to make the best of the situation. >> we're just trying to make the most of it. juli: the staff and the customers at wachusett mountain are dreaming of a white christmas. they've been open since the day after thanksgiving and are still relying on snow made that week. are way too mild for making snow. ideal conditions are between 15 and 22 degrees with low humidity. jeff crowley: it's to the point now where we're actually making snow the night before a rain. normally you wouldn't do that; but it's just been such a mild year, we take every opportunity to get out there. juli: even though temperatures are too high for great snow making, spirits are high regardless. skiers and snowboarders told newscenter 5 they're just happy to be on the mountain in their gear. lincoln waterhouse: my first run of the season and i'm happy. how can you not be happy? it's 50 degrees. we have music.
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life is good. >> i mean, the snow is soft. it's beautiful weather. >> it's amazing, honestly, what they can do without the cold weather. i'm really impressed. juli: to make up for the lack of snow, wachusett is looking to drum up some business in other ways. today they hosted an outdoor concert featuring g. love and the aldous collins band. >> i love g. love. i love wachusett. i'm stoked. i hope they do this all year. i'm up here at least three days a week. it's early season. that's what happens. juli: right now wachusett is open on the weekends-- fridays, saturdays, and sundays-- but once we see a good stretch of those ideal conditions between 15-22 degrees, they can open about a trail a night. right now they're taking it day by day. at wachusett, julie mcdonald, wcvb, newscenter 5. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. antoinette: you've got to admit even without a bunch of snow like we're used to seeing this
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fun out there with people wearing t-shirts. danielle: not a bad day to be at a ski slope. i'm just saying. you can have fun when the temperatures are so mild. they continue to be mild this morning, antoinette. antoinette: 52 outside right now. danielle: i've stepped outside the door already. it's pretty nice. although we are dropping about 10 degrees cooler today from yesterday. yesterday's high was 60 degrees. in boston and 56 in worcester. today only warming up to the 50's-- to the 50-degree mark in boston and the 40's actually in worcester. as you look over boston right now, cloudy skies out there. much-needed rain on the way for your monday. it looks like it will hold off, at least the heaviest rain, until the overnight hours. mild temperature s are going to continue into tuesday before cooler airy vent ally works its way back in, but this morning we're waking up to the low 40's up through the merrimack valley. 51 degrees in boston. right now it's 50 on the cape.
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so it's a mild start out there for sure. today we're going to stay really where we are right now with those winds out of the north and east shifting to the east at about 5-10. we will have cloudy skies with us pretty much all day long due to that back-door cold front that's coming on through. tonight we drop back into the valley. the 40's in worcester. mid 40's in boston. and a few upper 40's near nantucket. those winds are shift to go the south and east. finally in the south tomorrow and that warm air will get to southeastern mass through the afternoon. so you'll be upwards of the mid to upper 50's whereas the merrimack valley may stay in the upper 40's so it will be a chillier rain for you folks up there. and the rain really does get going as we head through the day. so that cold front really impacting us right now. this warm front and area of low pressure you see here with rain showers from the great lakes all the way back down to texas is going to impact us on monday.
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there could be some drizzle around, i think, for monday early morning. through the afternoon, a couple of hit-or-miss showers but it's really not until the ride home from work or thereafter that the rain really starts to get going. it will be mild so there could even be a couple of rumbles of thunder overnight. it should linger for early tuesday morning and then quickly taper off from this system. so let me show you this on the future cast. notice the clouds stick around all day long today. as well as for tomorrow morning. and then through the day, the warm front lifts on through bringing the rain. by 8:00 tuesday morning, notice we're starting to clear things out just a touch. and then those winds will really start to ramp up out of the north and west. they will be pretty breezy. when all is said and done, about a half an inch to about an inch looks likely from this system. and we could really use that rain since we're down over ten inches now for the year in boston. those winds are really going to start to gust on tuesday. they turn from the south and
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they're gusting anywhere from 30 to about 40 miles an hour. so those temperatures even though they're in the 50's, they will fall back into the 40's through the evening hours on tuesday and then for wednesday take a look at these high temperatures. ohm in the mid 40's. it will be a much cooler day. and the rest of the week really settles out to be where we should be this time of year. we should be around 42 degrees. it looks like by this weekend, we will be close to normal if not maybe even below normal. frank and antoinette. antoinette: dna danielle, thank you. it's 8:47. stories we're following on the eyeopener right now. frank: a deadly fire overseas in russia. 21 people died when a fire swept through a home for people suffering from mental illness. 51 other patients were rescued. investigators have not yet determined the cause of the fire at the facility. antoinette: california medical specialists scrambling this weekend after word that hundreds of babies could be at risk for a dangerous disease. the santa clara valley medical
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positive for tuberculosis. she works in the mother-and-infant care center in san jose. as a precaution 350 infants who may have been exposed must now be tested. they aren't calling it an emergency but concede it's a serious situation. >> when a baby gets tuberculosis, it can unfortunately get into the bloodstream and then travel throughout the body to other areas. including the brain which is the most feared complication. antoinette: medical specialists are recommending all babies born at the hospital this fall get antibiotics for 6 to 9 months. frank: for holiday shoppers, and good news for my two friends antoinette and danielle, another day chance to get some great deals tomorrow. it's the third best sales day of the year. who knew they were rank down to three? shoppers can save on green monday with price points identical to black friday deals. it was actually established by ebay to describe its best december deals but has picked up more momentum over the years.
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shop for myself, too, right? game day for the patriots and it's a win-win. either gronk plays or the texans have wasted time game-planning for him. gronk did make the trip to houston with the team but is still listed as questionable so it'll be a game-time decision whether he plays. he only missed one game with a bone bruise and sprain to his right knee. so a return this soon is a bit unexpected, but he may be ready to give it a go. >> he's a great player. i always wish we would have these guys out in everyone whether jules or gronk but different guys are dealing with different things. it's part of football season. i think you still have to be mentally tough to overcome whatever adversity you face. try to win a game. antoinette: the patriots take on the houston texans tonight. kickoff is at 8:30. frank: the celtics coming off their loss to the warriors friday with a much better night in charlotte. 24 hours after that double-overtime thriller, the
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up an old fashioned hook shot. hornets' jeremy lamb nice off the inbound pass. late in the game isaiah thomas gives it up to evan turner who gives it back, and the celtics go on to beat the hornets 98-93. bruins back at home against the florida panthers. another solid outing at the garden. they get two goals from ryan spooner. this one in the second period. b's on the power play. bergeron feeds him and spooner snaps one off from the dot. 2-0 bruins. also a solid outing from tuukka rask, and the b's win, 3-1. what's in a name? a number of local town and landmarks have some unique monikers, but how did they get them? antoinette: this morning, chronicle's ted reinstein introduces us to one duck tour guide who spells out those names in detail to his passengers. ted: "what's in a name?" is the name of the game at boston duck tours.
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is a minute man. >> the night of april 18, 1775. i was asleep at the captain's house in lexington, massachusetts, when paul revere comes ridings through town to let us know the british troops are on the move. they're by concord. i said, "paul, it's 10:30 at night. give me another minute-- man." ted: names are spelled out in detail on these entertaining tours. >> the back bay was the bay at the back of boston because this is all filled-in land. i was all charles river at high tide and mud flats at low tide. this was the back section of the city. the bay that wasn't open directly to the sea. it's almost like a little da vinci code right in here. if you can pick out the names and the stories, you can really start to put together how things are happening. ted: boston gets its name from the town the puritans came from
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as for bean town? >> i'm giving away one of the good jokes here. on sundays there was only one thing you could do and that was go to church. the women couldn't cook on sunday either because that was considered work. so they would come up with dishes that could be put by the stove to heat slowly over hours from saturday night into sunday afternoon. one of those favorite dishes was beans. and some people say that this is why the benches in the churches are called pews. but we don't know that for sure. frank: that says it all. antoinette: tomorrow on "chronicle," two strangers agree to dance together for a life-changing charity. what they couldn't have predicted-- how their lives would change. "dance with me" tomorrow night at 7:30 on "chronicle." antoinette: you've got to love those duck tour guides. we've laughed at that joke every single time we've heard it. frank: all those drivers are characters.
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antoinette: on the way this morning, a former police dog dumped at a shelter. frank: the effort to find that pup a new home the plea to save his life. antoinette: we have live pictures from winthrop looking at the boston harbor. check out the light house off in the distance. not a bad start to the morning out there. 52 degrees right now. but we're not getting as warm as yesterday. danielle has your forecast after catch holiday-cookie cheer on the tip of your tongue with dunkin' donuts' holiday- cookie-flavored coffees. after 12:00 p.m., enjoy any medium latte or macchiato for $1.99.
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danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. i want to talk about those cloudy skies we've been seeing across the area. temperatures are actually in the 40's and 50's in most locations right now. as we go through the day today, we're not going to warm up that much. in fact, we hold steady but it's still mild. that sunset time coming at 4:12 this afternoon. for the month of december, we've been running well above normal. yesterday was no exception. hitting a high of 60 degrees. as we go through the next couple of days, our temperatures degrees. that will be the morning high. through the afternoon we will sweeping on through. that will also turn up the winds out of the north and west and make temperatures much colder on antoinette? antoinette: sounds good. hundreds of half-naked santas hit the streets of boston for a good cause. snng it's a good thing-- or is
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the 16th annual santa speedo run proceeds raised go to the play ball foundation. since its inception, the event has raised over $1.6 million. see, it's all for a good cause. we endured that for a good cause. frank: i'm just going to smile. let's move on. retired police dog looking for a new home has gone viral. frank: last week, buster's owner left him with the new york city animal control in brooklyn. the eight-year-old german shepherd had been with his owner almost all his life. the two served together in the police department until his owner retired. he says he can no longer care for the dog because of "personal problems" so buster is looking for a new home. antoinette: let's hope he finds one. a growing tribute in honor of fallen heros. frank: the volunteers who hang wreaths on the graves of soldiers at national cemeteries. the ceremony marking the annual event. and a brazen museum heist. the stolen gems and the suspect accused of swiping them. antoinette: a live look over the city of boston this morning. mild start to the day.
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so go online or call now. get out of the past. get fios. >> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: a suspect under where the victim was headed when danielle: still relatively warm this morning.
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when we could see some rain. frank: and controversy surrounding the new global agreement to fight climate change. the local reaction to the agreement. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: and a good morning to you. thanks so much for joining us just after 9:00 on this sunday, december 13. i'm antoinette antonio. frank: and i'm frank holland. we have danielle vollmar standing by with a look at our weather. danielle, can we expect temperatures as nice as the ones yesterday. danielle: well, not as warm as yesterday, frank and antoinette but still pretty mild for this time of year. we should be running around 42 degrees. we're already above that in the morning hours. we're in the 50's in a lot of spots. 51 degrees in boston. 53 in taunton as well as new bedford. 55 on nantucket. but still in the 40's up through the merrimack valley. as we go through the next 12 hours, say, we're going to see temperatures really hold there in the upper 40's. down along the south coast and the cape, your temperatures will
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through the afternoon. and we are looking at a lot of clouds with this one unfortunately. so as we go through the day today, temperatures will warm up anywhere from 47 to about 53 degrees. it will be cloudy through the afternoon. as this back-door cold front is moving through and dropping down our temperatures. but look out to the west. you see a lot of rain from minneapolis down to dallas. all of that headed in our direction. i'll have the timeline on the rain and talk about the cooldown that follows. antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. a taunton man will be in court tomorrow in connection to crash that killed a pedestrian. 33-year-old michael burns is accused of driving under the influence in stoughton. 71-year-old joseph brady was hit trying to cross park street friday night. police say burns did remain on the scene where he was tested for drugs. "the enterprise" reports the accident happened right by the christmas tree lot that joseph brady has owned for the past 45 years. michael burns is expected to face more charges.
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pedestrian killed in lynn. state police say 26-year-old miguel del-rosario was not walking in the crosswalk on the lynnway when he was struck. he was taken to an area hospital where he died. the driver of the car that hit him, matthew reppucci of new hampshire, did stay on the scene. he's been charged with driving with a suspended license. frank: a deadly rollover under investigation in exeter, new hampshire, right now. one person was killed when the car crashed into the guardrails, then flipped over yesterday afternoon. debris scattered everywhere. guardrails were smashed on both sides of route 101. the highway shut down, backing up traffic for several hours. witnesses describing the scene say they'd never seen anything like it before. >> we just heard this huge crash and we looked out the window. we saw smoke. frank: police say just one car was involved in the crash. state police are still trying to figure out what caused the
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the philip chism murder trial will be handed over to the jury this week. closing arguments are expected to be heard tomorrow. they were postponed last week because one of chism's lawyers was sick. the defense claims chism was insane when he killed danvers high school teacher colleen ritzer inside the school two years ago. prosecutors say he's faking mental illness. antoinette: right now, world-wide reaction to a global pact on climate change. some 200 nations signing on but not without controversy. people around the world both praising and protesting the deal. our juli mcdonald has a closer look at the agreement and the local reaction. juli: people in nearly every country on the planet are celebrating an historic milestone-- a global pact to reduce the devastating effects of climate change. it's been in the works for 20 years; but after two weeks of intense talks outside paris, world leaders came to a consensus. john kerry: we've reached an agreement here that is the strongest, most ambitious global climate change agreement ever
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juli: the 31-page deal goes into effect in 2020. its goal is to limit the warming of the earth to less than 3.6 degrees fahrenheit. each country has to come up with their own plan to reduce will have to publicly report them. president obama: we may not live to see the full realization of our achievements but that's okay. what matters is that today we can be more confident that this planet is going to be in better juli: but the deal isn't legally binding. much of it is voluntary, and there's no way to punish countries that don't comply. protesters held a peaceful rally in boston to spread their message to stop fossil fuel infrastructure and rapidly invest in renewable resources. >> there's no reason to believe they're going to hold those commitments. unless they do it, we're done. that's it. we are essentially causing our own extinction. juli: that protest and march from the common to the state house were both peaceful events. at one point the protesters were
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police were called in but no arrests were made. in boston, juli mcdonald, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: commitment 2016 now. once fierce foes, now clear allies. former g.o.p. presidential nominee mitt romney appearing at a campaign rally for his former g.o.p. opponent arizona senator john mccain. mccain is running for his sixth term, but the talk quickly turned to the presidential race. romney would not pick a favorite from the g.o.p. field, but senator mccain had an idea. romney: there are a number of people whom i support who i think would be terrific presidents. i mean, there's jeb bush or chris christie or marco rubio. lindsey graham, carly fiorina. the list goes on and on. there are a number of people running that i think are qualified that would be terrific presidents. we're going to see how the process works out. >> i'm heading the "draft romney" campaign. frank: the former bay state governor has said he is not a
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another run for president. on the democratic side, bernie sanders spending part the weekend in iowa, a state where he is trailing behind hillary clinton in the polls. yesterday, he took part in a forum on racial justice and prison reform, then held a town hall in dubuque. the senator will kick off a two-day swing through new hampshire tomorrow. his stops include nashua, hollis, rochester, and hampton. antoinette: a growing holiday tradition at the veterans cemetery down on cape cod. volunteers placing wreaths on the graves of those who served. thousands of wreaths laid down yesterday to honor past sacrifice. it's a tribute growing nationwide. newscenter 5's sera congi has the story from bourne. sera: it's a holiday mission requiring hundreds. volunteers lay wreaths for thousands of war veterans at the national cemetery in bourne. rick ezersky: something i've always wanted to do. sera: rick ezersky is here to honor his father and mother, both buried here. rick ezersky: i think it's just fantastic to see the people that remember those that fought. a
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sera: a special ceremony marks the annual event. every wreath is donated. capt. dennis mills: to remember that we are one nation with one flag. sera: but there are not enough wreaths for the over 58,000 largest behind arlington captain: i would love, i would love to have 58,000 wreaths here. sera: organizers hope to get 5,000 wreaths for the ceremony. thanks to a last-minute donation, they surpassed that goal. captain: it was 4,383 as of yesterday before that phone call. that pushed us up to over 6,000. sera: it's too late to contribute for this holiday season, but donations made now will go towards next christmas. john: my grandfather was a world war i veteran. sera: it's an act of respect family members like john balkley say these veterans have earned. john: to remember those who sacrificed for our freedom. rick: to remember and continue
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for what they've done for this country. sera: in bourne, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: following breaking news on the "eyeopener" right now. boston police confirm they're responding to a suspicious package in the area of tremont street and columbus avenue. it's an unattended backpack. the bomb squad is on the way to check it out. they're closing down streets in that area as a precaution. scene. we'll have more information on air, online and on our mobile apps. antoinette: on the way, a smash-and-grab at a major museum. frank: the questions surrounding those stolen gems. and what we know about the suspected thief. antoinette: wild weather around the country from destructive tornadoes to snow storms. danielle: and the unusually warm weather in our area continues, but don't get too use to it. the changes i'm tracking and
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welcome back. wild weather in texas yesterday. residents say they spotted two funnel clouds in lindale. no one was injured, but officials estimate the twisters damaged about 50 homes and other buildings. the threat for severe weather not over yet in texas or in neighboring oklahoma. meanwhile out west, rain is hampering efforts to clean up after a rare tornado touched down in battleground washington. on thursday winds topping 100 miles-an-hour swept through a mostly residential part of the city tearing into roofs, home, and ripping out massive trees. it could taken weeks and even months for some people to clean up. antoinette: denver, colorado seeing some snow yesterday. about six inches to eight inches fell up in mountains which caused some heavy traffic along i-70. the snow did taper off overnight, and it should be sunny and dry for today's broncos game. checking in with danielle now. here she is joining usment we talked about that snow in denver. nothing like that here, right. danielle: nothing like that. i do want to show you that same
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it's all headed in our direction. it's a big area of low pressure there. a cold front, a warm front associated with it. and all of this moisture you see out in middle of the country is headed in our direction. but right now, this morning, we're under the influence of a back-door cold front. you can see this here over our area. this is going to bring in cloudy skies. we're already seeing that this morning. we're also seeing those winds turning to the north and the east and finally the east later today. so right now it is cloudy. that is how it's going to stay throughout the day today. in fact, as you look over boston right now, it is pretty dark. pretty gloomy out there. but it's still also pretty mild. 51 degrees currently. the winds are out of the north at about 5 miles an hour. and we're going to see temperatures really hold at this level through the day today. in fact, as we go through time, here's what happens. by 3:00 we're in the 40's.
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so you notice temperatures really hold steady and then drop off overnight tonight. it will be a cloudy day out there. 49 your high in worcester. 50 degrees in nashua. 54 degrees in taunton as well as on the cape and 57 on nantucket. now for tonight, a mostly cloudy night. too. valley. low 40's in worcester. and mid 40's in and around boston and southeastern mass. then tomorrow we get into the warmer side of the storm system. so places south and east of boston could get into the mid to even upper 50's in spots whereas you folks up towards the north may stay in the upper 40's to right around 50. either way you look at it, we're still above where we should be. we're really going to time out that rain for you. as we head through the morning hours tomorrow, it looks like there will be patchy drizzle around but through the afternoon, more showers look likely. it's really overnight, i think,
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we could see anywhere from about a half an inch to an inch. we could even hear a couple rumbles of thunder because things will be so warm. let me show you the future cast on everything. as we head towards tomorrow, here we go. we have cloudy skies over us. the warm front getting ready to push its way in. as it does, the bulk of the moisture really comes in after the ride home from work tomorrow through the overnight hours. by tuesday morning, notice, we're starting to clear things out already and then those winds really start to pick up out of afternoon. so they're going to be very strong starting the day on tuesday though, it's mild, in the upper 50's. but through the afternoon as these winds turn from the south and west to the north and west and they pick up in speed, it's air. so by wednesday, we're back into the mid 40's for highs. we'll see a lot more sunshine too on wednesdays just so you know. upper 40's on thursday. another chance for much-needed
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early friday. and then behind that system, the push of real cold air coming in where we will actually go below average by saturday. frank and antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. stories we're following on the frank: police in ohio say they've arrested a thief who stole more than $80,000 worth of check out the surveillance video. casually strolled into the last week, smashed the case, nabbing the sapphires on he then slipped out through a service door. the suspect is a lab tech and physics teacher at nearby john carroll university. he has been put on administrative leave as police try to figure out where those jewels are now. antoinette: swiss police say they've arrested two men with syrian passports and are now investigating their possible ties to terrorist organizations. police in geneva say they found traces of potential bomb-making chemicals in their car. the two men are being investigated for possibly making and transporting explosives and
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security is high right now around geneva amid a terrorism alert and a hunt for at least four suspects believed to be plotting a specific attack. administrators at a middle school in georgia are apologizing to a family after a teacher asked their muslim daughter if she had a bomb in her backpack. the 13-year-old girl, who wears a hijab, was stopped and asked what she had in her backpack. when she didn't immediately respond, the teacher asked her if she had a bomb in the bag. the teenager said the teacher called her to the hallway and admitted the joke went too far. frank: a close call for one driver in california. take a look at this. the driver of this s.u.v. walked away from this scene with just a scratch. firefighters say the man was driving in san jose when a metal ramp fell off of a truck and crashed right through his windshield. the driver was able to pull off to the side of the road safely and get out of the car.
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halloran. bob: good morning, everyone. the only way patriot tight end rob gronkowski would have a chance to play in houston tonight is if he made the trip to houston. and he did. so i'm telling you, there's a chance. he remains questionable for the game tonight which means the patriots believe his chances of playing are 50-50. gronk suffered a bone bruise and sprain to his right knee against the broncos. the patriots lost that game and lost the eagles' game which gronk couldn't play. that gives you an idea just how valuable he is. 24 hours after a double overtime thriller against the warriors, the celtics battled hard in charlotte last night. jared sullinger serving up an old-fashioned hook shot. hornets' jeremy lamb, nice off the inbound pass. late in the game the celtics go on the break. isiah thomas will give it up to evan turner who will give it back. the celtics beat the hornets 98-93. bruins home against florida. they get two goals from ryan spooner and a solid outing from tuukka rask. b's win 3-1. they're 8-1-2 in their last 11 games.
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sportscenter 5 o.t. tonight. we'll be talking b's, c's, sox, and patriots. that's sports. have a great day. you on the breaking news we ago. boston police now say the scene is clear on tremont street where they were responding to a suspicious package. this is in the roxbury area. they say there is no threat. the streets were closed as a precaution but they are now back open. frank: an extra special birthday celebration at the copley plaza hotel yesterday for two of its beloved ambassadors. catie and carley copley rang in their birthdays with a special party. catie turned 14; carley is now five. both dogs are fixtures at the hotel. their duties range from going for walks with hotel guests to cheering up sick children in town for medical treatment. catie copley is retiring next month after more than a decade of service. coming up this morning, an urgent plea for a former police dog going viral. antoinette: the dog is in need of a new home. the social media effort underway
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frank: welcome back. if you think it's too balmy to go ice skating, think again. take a look at the folks enjoying this gorgeous night at the frog pond on boston common yesterday. antoinette: it's never too warm to lace up the skates, thanks to the new state of the art ice chiller that keeps the rink frozen solid no matter the temperature. how about that, danielle? t-shirts, maybe even shorts. danielle: i mean 60 degrees yesterday was the high temperature in boston. i'm thinking, ice skating? 60 degrees. not really sure how that goes together. a lot of people were enjoying it. not a bad day to do it today either. 51 degrees is our high temperature. 53 on monday. 58 on tuesday. but through the day of tuesday those temperatures will be backing down with a northwest wind anywhere from 30-40 miles an hour gusting. by wednesday 45 degrees. our average high temperature should be around 42. the reason we're so warm is we're watching this warm frontal boundary that will bring us some rain really beginning i think through the afternoon. drizzle tomorrow morning and then heavier rain coming in
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though on tuesday. frank? frank: thanks a lot, danielle. we're following breaking news on the "eyeopener" right now. firefighter s are responding to a four-alarm fire on worcester street in south bridge. the fire is at the apartments. we have a crew head to go that scene. we'll give you more information on air, online and on our news app as soon as we get it. antoinette: this morning we've got a warning for all of us procrastinators who haven't finished our holiday shopping yet. frank: i wonder who that could be on this desk right now? before you click your way to the checkout, abc's gloria riviera has the holiday scam causing some big holiday headaches. gloria: this holiday season, beware of scam artists online waiting for you. shopping for her daughter, mindy hayes clicked on an ad in her facebook feed for ugg boots, over 80% off. mindy: great deal. gloria: too great. those boots never arrived. the online retailer apparently a fake. mindy: when i got my confirmation email, it just didn't look legitimate.
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shopper who works in i.t., was out $83. experts warn it could have been worse. more money or even her identity. mary power: clicking that link puts you in danger. it also puts your family and friends in danger. gloria: all of that can happen with just one click. gloria: what should you be looking for? safe sites have an "s" with a lock in the url. fake sites often have typos and grammatical errors. real on-line businesses have extensive privacy policies. facebook quickly investigated telling abc news it has blocked this website from placing future ads. as for mindy hayes, she's working on getting her money back. mindy: it's hard to know really who you can and can't buy from online. gloria: gloria riviera, abc news, washington. antoinette: if winter sports is your thing, the season is off to frank: the efforts underway to make the best of a tough situation on the slopes. and the ongoing investigation into the runaway red line train.
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and the action that's set to get underway against the driver. antoinette: and the cars are moving right along at the zakim 9:26. 53 degrees. danielle is going to tell us if it will get any warmer at all
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: an arrest after a deadly crash. the charges the driver is facing and the victim who was just trying to get to his christmas tree lot. frank: authorities zero in on a suspect wanted for firebombing a mosque. the new information on the attack. antoinette: and the warm temperatures taking a toll on winter sports. how local ski areas are trying to make the best out of the unseasonable conditions. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." frank: it's 9:0 on this sunday morning. thanks for waking up with us. i'm frank holland. antoinette: and i'm antoinette
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is talking about those ski areas lacking snow. i know most of us don't mind. danielle: they really made the snow yesterday. they had one little trail kind of thing going on. antoinette: 60 degrees. danielle: i'm just saying. big changes are coming. there's a big storm system in the middle of the country. this is going to bring us cooler weather but it's slow to get here so that means if you like the mild weather we have a couple more days of that coming. today no exception. we're waking up this morning with temperatures in the upper 40's and low 50's. right now 51 in boston. 54 on the vineyard. 55 right now on nan tublght. in the 40's though through the merrimack valley and 48 degrees in worcester. as we go through the day today, we're really going to stay right around 50 degrees at 1:00. the sun celts at 4:12 tonight. 48 degrees around then. and then tonight we'll drop down into the 40's but today's high temperatures upper 40's, low 50's. those winds out of the north and
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about 5-10. and the clouds are going to hang around because of this back-door cold front pretty much all day long. but we're tracking that rain. you can see it out here just to the west of us. all of this is headed in our direction. so i'll have the timeline on the rain and then talk about how cold we get behind it. frank. frank: thanks a lot, danielle. breaking news right now. firefighters responding to a four-alarm fire on worcester street in southbridge. the fire is at the rosemeade apartments. we have a crew heading to the scene and will have more information on air online and on our news apps. antoinette: 9:32. and now to other story we're following on the eye. frank: a taunton man will be in court tomorrow in connection to crash that killed a pedestrian. 33-year-old michael burns is accused of driving under the influence of drugs in stoughton. 71-year-old joseph brady was hit and killed trying to cross park street friday night. burns is expected to face more charges. antoinette: leaders from nearly 200 nations have adopted the first global pact to fight climate change.
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world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution, but there are no sanctions on nations that do not. people around the world are both praising and protesting the deal. frank: closing arguments in the philip chism murder trial will be heard tomorrow. they were postponed last week because one of chism's lawyers was sick. chism is charged with first-degree murder for killing danvers high school teacher colleen ritzer inside the school two years ago. antoinette: a shooting investigation underway in brockton right now. 21-year-old edward andrews was found unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound on haverhill street just after midnight saturday. he was taken to an area hospital where he died. investigators are piecing together clues and searching for a suspect. this is the city's ninth homicide this year. anyone with information is asked to call police. the lynn man charged with shooting and killing two people in revere thursday night is expected to face a judge tomorrow. michael deleon will be arraigned
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christy johnson. police say a third person who was shot gave them deleon's name before losing consciousness. it's believed the shooting was drug-related. frank: new hampshire state police nab a man for driving the wrong way down interstate 89. 26-year-old sean list is charged with drunk driving and reckless conduct. multiple drivers reported that the vehicle was speeding, at one point narrowly missing a tractor trailer. police had to use spike strips to stop list's vehicle. the train operator who was supposed to be behind the controls of the mbta's runaway train faces a disciplinary hearing tomorrow. the red line train left the braintree station on thursday morning. it rumbled through four stations unmanned before transit workers stopped it by cutting power to the rails. about 50 people were on board at the time. "5 investigates" finding the operator did not follow several procedures. those actions could cost him his job. the investigation is ongoing. antoinette: one man is in
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mosque is set on fire. the 23-year-old is accused of arson and a hate crime. those inside the mosque thought it was fire bombed. is this a hate crime? that's what police in coachella, california, want to know after the lobby of this mosque went up in flames friday when eyewitnesses say a firebomb was thrown at the front door. >> a commercial structure fire battalion a on scene. antoinette: authorities say it was an intentional act. ray brewster, security guard for mosque: there's this huge plume of smoke. mushroom cloud. antoinette: and they have arrested this man, 23-year-old carl dial, on suspicion of arson. the situation could have been worse. all of them fled to safety as the lobby burned. the islamic society of the coachella valley mosque is just 75 miles from san bernardino. the fire-- one of several incidents that officials are investigating as possible backlashes to those terrorist shootings. in all, there have been three times as many cases of vandalism
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year than last says the council on american-islamic relations. in philadelphia, surveillance video captured a pig's head being thrown at a mosque. threatening voice mails left at a mosque in st. louis. voice mail: come my way and i'll (bleep) you all. cut your (bleep) head off. antoinette: and in phoenix, arizona, windows shattered at this islamic community center. reymundo nour, acting imam for mosque: all we want to do is to be left alone to worship as we worship. antoinette: for now the mosque in california is doubling security. frank: nearly two weeks after the san bernardino terror attack, the investigation is now covering new ground. f.b.i. agents recovered a number of items from a lake after receiving a tip the two shooters visited the area near the lake on the day of the attack. four people were killed and 21 wounded. authorities would not specify what the items were. they believe the couple may have gone to the lake to dump evidence after the shooting. monday marks the the third anniversary of the sandy hook
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killed at the elementary school in newtown, connecticut. tomorrow will be the first time the anniversary falls on a school day. there will be no organized public remembrances for the solemn anniversary. antoinette: congressman bill keating, "on the record," over the fight to ban people on the no-fly list from being able to purchase guns. keating says the objections to the bill don't make sense. congressman: the real issue is the gun lobby. we have to stand up to that gun lobby. this is something that i know the american public has strong feelings about in terms of changing particularly on the terror watch list issue. antoinette: keating also talks about the investigation into the california shooting rampage. watch "on the record" this morning at 11:00 right here on channel 5. and then catch "matter of fact" with fernando espuelas. this week's guest-- republican presidential candidate lindsey graham. frank: final good-byes today for a korean war vet. his funeral comes 65 years after he was declared missing in action. full honors and a horse-drawn
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waltham church to his final resting place. in 1950, army sergeant robert dakin was 22. his parents are deceased. only one sister is living. but other relatives joined neighbors. a great nephew remembers. >> the news in 1950 that he was missing in action had a lot of my grandparents and aunts to hope that one day their only son and brother would return home. louise, his mother, never gave up hope, and that hope has been fulfilled today. frank: dakin was identified through d.n.a. analysis. more than 7,800 americans are still unaccounted for from the korean war. still to come this morning, health clinic. antoinette: the deaths and the hundreds of babies may have been exposed to a dangerous disease. the concern and the steps that must be taken to keep the infants from getting sick. and a lack of snow is putting a damper on local ski areas.
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danielle: a warm start to your sunday. the changes i'm tracking and the rain that's heading our way. my name is 208 ridge road. and i've... seen things. like the sock rampage of 2010. the sleep eating of 2012. r and the babysitter makeout of 2014. gross. r but now with nest cam, these guys can check in 24/7. r so they can see the crazy things i see. hey ya little thief! did he have thumbs? okay, now i've seen it all. nest. welcome to
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welcome back. a deadly fire overseas in russia. 21 people died when a fire swept through a home for people suffering from mental illness. 51 other patients were rescued. investigators have not yet determined the cause of the fire at the facility. california medical specialists scrambling this weekend after word that hundreds of babies could be at risk for a dangerous disease. the santa clara valley medical center said a nurse tested positive for tuberculosis. as a precaution 350 infants who may have been exposed must now be tested. recommending all babies born at the hospital this fall get antibiotics for 6 to 9 months. frank: it's a pretty rough start to the season at local ski areas. never mind the real thing. even making snow is next to impossible! as our juli mcdonald reports, at wachusett mountain they're trying to make the best of the situation. >> we're just trying to make the
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juli: the staff and the customers at wachusett mountain are dreaming of a white christmas. they've been open since the day after thanksgiving and are still relying on snow made that week. today's temperatures in the 50's are way too mild for making snow. ideal conditions are between 15 and 22 degrees with low humidity. jeff crowley: it's to the point now where we're actually making snow the night before a rain. normally you wouldn't do that; but it's just been such a mild year, we take every opportunity to get out there. juli: even though temperatures are too high for great snow making, spirits are high regardless. skiers and snowboarders told newscenter 5 they're just happy to be on the mountain in their gear. lincoln waterhouse: my first run of the season and i'm happy. how can you not be happy? it's 50 degrees. we have music. we have snow. life is good. >> i mean, the snow is soft. it's beautiful weather. >> it's amazing, honestly, what they can do without the cold weather. i'm really impressed. juli: to make up for the lack of snow, wachusett is looking to drum up some business in other
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the aldous collins band. >> i love g. love. i'm stoked. i hope they do this all year. a week. it's early season. that's what happens. juli: right now wachusett is open on the weekends-- fridays, saturdays, and sundays-- but once we see a good stretch of those ideal conditions between 15-22 degrees, they can open about a trail a night. right now they're taking it day by day. at wachusett, julie mcdonald, >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. danielle: unfortunately it might be a while before they can open those trails. the temperatures are on the mild side for the next couple of days. yesterday was no exception. 60 was the high in boston. 56 degrees in worcester. now today going for high temperatures in the low 50's in boston and upper 40's in worcester. so it's cloudy and cooler for your sunday. you can see the shot over boston right now. some much-needed rain coming in on monday.
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continue at least through the first half of the workweek. in fact look at this. by tuesday all the way up to 58 degrees. that will be a morning high temperature though because the cold front will fling through and drop the temperatures back to the 40's by wednesday. we should be around 42 degrees this time of year so it's still running above normal. right now 51 boston. 48 degrees in worcester. it's 55 degrees on nantucket. so it is a mild start to your sunday. we're going to keep those temperatures right around there throughout the entire day 4. those winds out of the north and east shifting to the east at about 5-10. south and east. we keep the clouds around. there could be some patchy drizzle out there tonight. and temperatures fall into the 30's in the merrimack vley. the 40's in boston. and mid 40's on nantucket. and then tomorrow we're going to warm up. now merrimack valley, you may southeastern mass could get up
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50's out ahead of this warm front that is lifting through the region. today we're under the influence of this back-door cold front, but it's this warm front here i'm watching and this area of low pressure. a lot of rain with this one now into chicago, the great lakes, back through st. louis and all the way down as far south as texas. all this energy shifting our way. we really do need that rain. so it looks like some drizzle in the morning hours on monday, some showers around through the afternoon. but the real heavy rain holds off until pretty much after that ride home from work and through the overnight hours. it tapers off on tuesday morning. so i think tuesday afternoon it will be dry but very windy. let me show you this timing. notice by monday morning rain at least the heavier bands still well out to the west. cloudy skies they for us. and then through the afternoon, and evening, we pick up some steam. this area of low pressure rides right over us. the best chances for the
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really south eastern, mass, seeing anywhere from an half an inch to an inch of rain when all is said and done. behind this, as i said before, those winds really pick up on tuesday. in fact, let me show you these wind gusts. these wind guffs turn from the south and west to north and west. even when that rain is falling it's a breezy rain. it's a warm rain though and then through the afternoon of tuesday with wind gusts in excess of 30-40 miles an hour, it will drop the temperatures back into the 40's. we'll be at 45 on wednesday with sunshine. another chance for rain coming thursday afternoon into early friday. and behind that, the real push of some colder air works its way in. just in time for next weekend. 4 antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. game day for the patriots and it's a win-win. either gronk plays or the texans have wasted time game-planning for him. gronk did make the trip to houston with the team but is still listed as questionable so it'll be a game-time decision whether he plays.
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bone bruise and sprain to his right knee. kickoff is at 8:30. frank: go, pats. the celtics coming off their loss to the warriors friday with a much better night in charlotte. 24 hours after that double-overtime thriller, the celtics jared sullinger serving up an old fashioned hook shot. hornets' jeremy lamb nice off the inbound pass. late in the game isaiah thomas gives it up to evan turner who gives it back, and the celtics go on to beat the hornets 98-93. bruins back at home against the florida panthers. another solid outing at the garden. they get two goals from ryan spooner. this one in the second period. b's on the power play. bergeron feeds him and spooner snaps one off from the dot. 2-0 bruins. also a solid outing from tuukka rask, and the b's win, 3-1. antoinette: the story of a retired police dog looking for a new omahas gone viral. frank: last week, buster's owner
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animal control in brooklyn. the eight-year-old german shepherd had been with his owner almost all his life. the two served together in the police department until his owner retired. he says he can no longer care for the dog because of "personal problems" so buster is looking for a new home. what's in a name? a number of local town and landmarks have some unique monikers, but how did they get them? antoinette: this morning, chronicle's ted reinstein introduces us to one duck tour guide who spells out those names in detail to his passengers. ted: "what's in a name?" is the name of the game at boston duck tours. joseph zamperella's persona is the last minute man. >> it's the night of april 18, 1775. i was asleep at the captain's house in lexington, massachusetts, when paul revere comes riding through town to let us know the british troops are on the move. "they're by concord," paul yells. i said, "paul, it's 10:30 at night. give me another minute-- man."
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tours. >> the back bay was the bay at the back of boston because this is all filled-in land. i was all charles river at high tide and mud flats at low tide. this was the back section of the city. the bay that wasn't open directly to the sea. it's almost like a little da vinci code right in here. if you can pick out the names and the stories, you can really start to put together how things are happening. ted: boston gets its name from the town the puritans came from in lincolnshire county england. as for bean town? >> i'm giving away one of the good jokes here. on sundays there was only one thing you could do and that was go to church. the women couldn't cook on sunday either because that was considered work. so they would come up with dishes that could be put by the stove to heat slowly over hours from saturday night into sunday afternoon.
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beans. and some people say that this is why the benches in the churches are called pews. but we don't know that for sure. antoinette: tomorrow on "chronicle," two strangers agree to dance together for a life-changing charity. what they couldn't have predicted-- how their lives would change. "dance with me" tomorrow night at 7:30 on "chronicle." love those duck tour guides. frank: that joke does not get old. it's the fourth time we laughed at it. antoinette: and we would keep on laughing at it. ahead this morning, a pedestrian killed in stoughton. frank: where he was headed when he was hit, and the charges that driver is now facing. plus you still have time to get some great deals on your holiday shopping. when you could see prices near
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frank: 9:54. welcome back. breaking news right now. firefighters responding to a four-alarm fire on worcester street in southbridge. the fire is at the rosemeade apartments. scene and will have more information on air online and on our news apps. antoinette: a taunton man will connection to crash that killed a pedestrian. 33-year old michael burns is accused of driving under the influence of drugs. 71-year-old joseph brady as he was trying to cross park street in stoughton friday night. "the enterprise" reports brady was headed to the christmas tree
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years. frank: right now a deadly rollover under investigation in exeter, new hampshire. one person was killed when the car crashed into the guardrails then flipped over yesterday afternoon. debris scattered everywhere. guardrails were smashed on both sides of route 101. the highway was shut down, backing up traffic for several hours. the crash is under investigation, the philip chism murder trial will be handed over to the jury this week. closing arguments are expected to be heard tomorrow. they were postponed last week because one of chism's lawyers was sick. the defense claims chism was insane when he killed danvers high school teacher colleen ritzer inside the school two years ago. prosecutors say he's faking mental illness. antoinette: the vatican announces details of the pope's upcoming trip to mexico. the five-day trip will take place in february and include an open-air mass near the u.s. border. that service is expected to attract the faithful from both countries.
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day of his journey. he was among those who insisted the pope visit the border. frank: for holiday shoppers, another day chance to get some great deals tomorrow. it's the third best sales day of the year. shoppers can save on green monday with price points identical to black friday deals. it was actually established by ebay to describe its best december deals and but has been picked up by other retailers over the years. antoinette: hundreds of half-naked santas hit the streets of boston for a good cause. the 16th annual santa speedo run was held in the back bay proceeds raised go to the play ball foundation. since its inception, the event has raised over $1.6 million. would you run with them? not in that way. good thing it was yesterday when it was like 60 degrees. danielle: they could do that because of the warm-up outside. that being said, that was an interesting sight. i'll say that.
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50's. it's where we are right now. it's where we're going to stay cloudy skies. the rain tomorrow, there will be drizzle in the morning. some showers for the afternoon. heaviest rain really holds off until after that ride home from work and continues through the overnight hours. we could see about a half inch to an inch, maybe rumbles of thunder. warm on tuesday to start but falling through the afternoon and really breezy winds. it will be gusty and cooler on monday. antoinette: i guess it is december. danielle: yes. frank: you can watch the latest newscenter 5 newscast right now or anytime on the wcvb mobile
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